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The Co-op Bank has secured $10 million in funding to lend to agribusinesses

The eco.business Fund, an impact investment sub-fund for Sub-Saharan Africa, has given $10 million to Co-operative Bank for on-lending to sustainable agribusinesses. The fund's first investment in Kenya provides much-needed funding to businesses looking to improve sustainable agricultural practises, which is especially necessary given the difficult operating environment generated by the Covid-19 crisis. Co-operative Bank CEO Gideon.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 26th April 2021

TADB providing credit to farmers through SCGS

Tanzania's Agricultural Development Bank effectively administers its Smallholder Credit Guarantee Scheme (SCGS)  through the Market Infrastructure Value Addition and Rural Finance (MIVARF) programme. SCGS is designed to support the bank's strategic goal of increasing smallholder farmers' access to low-interest loans and other affordable terms. The scheme is supported by the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 26th April 2021

Kalro receives Sh300,000 in EU funding to improve food security

The European Union has given the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization Sh300 million to help with food security. The funds will also be used to expand research and the use of climate-smart technology in the fight against climate change. The AgriFI Kenya Climate Smart Agricultural Productivity Project will introduce the five-year programme. The sub-grants would help at least 19 groups of farmers along the coastal.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 30th March 2021

Ethiopia plans to use iodine to transform clouds into rain.

Ethiopia's government intends to use iodine-based cloud collection technology to increase agricultural production and achieve food self-sufficiency. According to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, a group of experts will use the technology in the coming two months to collect clouds and turn rainfall. He commented on the future of Ethiopia's tourist attraction in the southern part of the country during a meeting with its ministers in Koisha. In.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 29th March 2021

Kenyan chamber of commerce enhance bilateral relations in Sharjah

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) have explored ways to work together to open a representative office for the KNCCI in the emirate in order to strengthen bilateral relations and support the two countries' business communities. This happened during a meeting between the SCCI and its President Richard Nagatia of the renowned KNCCI delegation. The delegation also.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 4th March 2021

New plan designed to boost insurance coverage for agriculture in Tanzania

The government has devised a five-year strategy to entice insurance firms to join the agriculture industry. The Tanzania Insurance Regulatory Authority's (Tira) proposal comes amid insurance companies' reluctance to venture into agriculture, despite the sector's enormous potential, which accounts for about 28% of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). According to Tira data, only five of Tanzania's 26 insurance companies provide.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 4th March 2021

FAO and UN to invest Shs 7 million in Climate Smart Agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and United Nation Women (UN) have formally kicked off a Shs 7 million project aimed at strengthening women’s capacity to meaningfully engage in Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA). The four-year project in three Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) Counties of Laikipia, West Pokot and Kitui is funded by the Korea International Corporation Agency (KOICA). The project seeks to promote an approach to.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 21st January 2021

The Competitiveness in Ethiopia's Horticulture Sector

The higher management of the Ministry of Agriculture and other stakeholders recently held discussion on options of expanding the horticulture investment and the national project of boosting avocado production in areas with potential and suitable climate. Ethiopia has a great opportunity for horticulture development due to the favorable climatic conditions, fertile soils, huge irrigation potential and affordable manpower. The sector has.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 21st January 2021

Ethiopia's Local farm produce to be used in-flight meals

Ethiopian Airlines and the United States have announced a new partnership deal to allow the country's flagship carrier to manufacture goods and ingredients locally produced for the preparation of global passenger in-flight food. Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam and the U.S. CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group. Michael Raynor, Ambassador, signed an Agreement in which the Ethiopian farmers and food production companies shall be provided with technical.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 6th January 2021

Kenyan farmers self-reliant with AFC's credit funding

Franklin Bett, Chairman of the Board of Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC), urged residents of the county of Marsabit to use corporate lending in order to enhance food safety and generate wealth. Mr. Bett said that the government committed to make Kenyans autonomous, providing not only affordable but also flexible credit for generating wealth and transforming life. The Chairman of the Board who held a pioneering event to establish AFC.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 6th January 2021

Tanzania offers economic and investment opportunities

Paul F. Koyi President of Tanzania's Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture of the country (TCCIA) encourages businessmen from Pakistan to explore more forms of trade and investment cooperation in various sectors of the economy.   Koyi said on a visit to the Karachi chamber of commerce and industry (KCCI) Headquarters, Tanzania is a very peaceful country which has immense commercial and investment potential in several sectors..... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 2nd December 2020

Nairobi the leading online food supply city in Africa.

Kenya leading in the package through the mobile Internet and shows Kenyans' propensity to browse through their smartphones and desktops. The largest market group are urban, young and tech-savvy people between the age group of 25 and 34. The 2020 Kenya Food Index shows that online foods and beverages in Kenya is currently $1.8 billion and expected to touch $3.8 billion by the year 2024- African Development Bank (AFDB). By 2024, the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 2nd December 2020



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